Category Archives: Job

Character, Reputation, and Settling Accounts

Today we see the character and reputation of Job and the character and reputation of God working together.  And we see that in terms of God’s justice, the accounts do not always settle at the end of each business day.  … Continue reading

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Job: Wishing He Was Never Born

This is not like the Job people know.  He wished he was never born.  He cursed the day of his own birth.  Have you ever uttered these words?  This is the real experience of many of us in the storms … Continue reading

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Misery Loves Quiet Company

Are you willing to join your friend in their grief and misery? Can you just be with them?  Just be.  Job’s friends sat on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights and didn’t say a word. No … Continue reading

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Suffering and Spousal Support

If you are blessed with a life partner, hold each other up in your walk with God and in your awesome respect for his will.  A core part of my strength and stability is my loving and faith-filled partnership with … Continue reading

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Worshiping in Tragedy and Loss

Our emotion about situations that we express toward God is normal and natural and received by God as such.  The way in which we attribute cause and responsibility, however, matters to the Lord.  When Job turned to God, it was … Continue reading

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Expecting the Hedge of Protection

Oh God, set in place a hedge of protection! Hah! The permissive will of God most definitely allows storms of life, and we have grown to expect the hedge.  Newsflash: God is more interested in your relationship with him than … Continue reading

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Surrender in the Face of Sifting

Today we learn through Job and Peter to be focused on complete surrender to God in every area of life.  Drop the self-sufficiency and pride and humbly ask God to be the centre of your life no matter what you … Continue reading

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